Our Staff


Dr. Arnold M. Hertz

Dr Arnold Hertz started his private practice in 1981 after completeing a surgical residency through the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He was appointed Chief Resident in Podiatric Surgery.

During that time he gained extensive experience in Reconstructive Foot Surgery, Emergency Room Trauma, General Orthopedics, routine foot problems, as well as treating severe foot infections in the Vascularly Impaired and the high risk Diabetic Foot.

From 1998 to 2003 Dr. Hertz practiced with the South Island Orthopedic Group, in Cedarhurst, New York, where he practiced with 5 Orthopedic Surgeons with various subspecialities. At that time Dr. Hertz was the group specialist in treating foot and ankle problems.

In April of 2003 Dr Hertz opened his new office, with the latest equipment, in a "Patient Freindly Environment". He continues to maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in medicine and surgery by taking post-graduate courses and workshops on a regular basis, so that he can offer his patients the newest and best treatments available. He enjoys educating his patients and explaining there foot and ankle problems, so that together the best treatment for that patient and their particular condition can be found.

Dr. Hertz is Board Certified  by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery in Foot Surgery, and Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Hertz is currently the Director of the Department of Podiatry and Director of the Three year Podiatric Surgical Residency Program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital.


Kim - Office Manager

Kim has been with the practice for over 8 years and has a full knowlege of the practice. Kim graduated from La Guardia Community College in 1997 with a degree in Liberal Arts. She then continued her education at the Community Career Center in 2005 with a degree in Medical Billing and Coding. 

Kim is the friendly voice on the phone when you contact the office,as well as the first person you'll probably meet in the practice. She is always happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding insurance issues, billing issues, and scheduling appointments and surgery.

Selena - Podiatric Medical Assistant

Selena joined our practice two years ago, and has quickly become a vaulable asset to our practice. She brought with her 5 years of previous experience as a Podiatry Assistant, and obtained her certifcate as a Medical Office Assistant in 2003.  She assists the doctors in preparing the patient for treatment and office procedures.